2 USAID Case Management Officer Job Placements – mothers2mothers (m2m)

Organization:
mothers2mothers (m2m)
Project Name: USAID-funded
BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Duty Station: Iganga, Uganda
Reports to: District
Co-ordinator
About US:
mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organization
based in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to
pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child
transmission. Since its inception, m2m has reached more than one million
mothers in seven countries. Founded in Cape Town in 2001, m2m is a partner in
the United Nations’ Global Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections
among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive.
About USAID BETTER OUTCOMES
Project:
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) is implementing the five- year
USAID funded BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern
Uganda. The goal of the project is to improve the wellbeing of children and
youth orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV and other adversities in Eastern and
Northern Uganda. BETTER OUTCOMES is implemented by a consortium of five
partners, namely: WEI/B as the prime partner; Mercy Corps, Uganda Women’s
Efforts to Save Orphans (UWESO), Youth Alive, Friends of Christ Revival
(FOC-REV) and m2m; each responsible for specific technical aspects of the
project. The project is being implemented in 20 districts of Eastern and
Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Case
Management Officer will be responsible for working and collaborating with Field
Assistants, Para Social Workers, local agencies (child protection service
providers), Community Development Officer (CDO), and other Project staff to
enable appropriate case identification, assessment, case planning, referrals
and monitoring. The Officer will work closely with CBTs, DBTs, and Economic
Strengthening Officers to ensure vulnerable children, caregivers and their
household members are receiving comprehensive OVC/Child protection services.
The role will support implementation, monitoring and documentation of CM
project activities, train other staff in case management, provide oversight,
leadership, support supervisor to Field Assistants and PSWs, and conducting
spot checks to ensure adherence to standards in implementation of case
management activities.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Programme Development and Implementation:
·        
Offer guidance and technical advice during
beneficiary household identification, assessment, enrollment and retention.
·        
Ensure appropriate case intervention planning
and appropriate referrals for beneficiary households based on identified needs
·        
Take part in developing weekly, monthly,
quarterly and annual work plans and maintaining high standards of stewardship
and accountability for all activity resources
·        
Support sub county CDOs, Para social workers and
other community resources persons to improve case identification, detection,
follow up and monitoring to ensure effective case management.
·        
Work closely with consortium partners (DBTs,
CBTs, ESOs) to ensure delivery of planned activities in their respective
thematic areas
·        
Support CDO and Field Assistants in conducting
community mapping of service points for provision of comprehensive services and
improved referral outcomes
·        
Provide supervision to sub county Field
Assistants to ensure proper implementation of 
planned activities/interventions
·        
Actively participate in work planning,
development and execution of project activity schedule and budgets
Training and Development:
·        
Take lead in identifying training needs for FAs,
PSWs and beneficiary households in Case Management approach
·        
Coordinate trainings with Consortium partners in
various result areas to enhance and maximize project support to beneficiary
households.
·        
Organizing and supporting community dialogue
meetings and child protection outreach clinics at community level based on
identified child protection needs
·        
Conduct post training evaluations, coaching and
mentorship sessions with FAs and PSWs in Case Management
·        
Provide mentorship, coaching and support
supervision to Field assistants and para social workers in delivery of services
within the case management cycle. 
Representation, Networking and Advocacy:
·        
Represent the project in DOVCC/SOVCC meetings
and share updates in case management intervention. 
·        
Conduct/participate in monthly meeting with FAs,
CBTs and DBTs from consortium partners
·        
Coordinate case management activities between
the District Probation office and sub county Community Development office
·        
Collaborate with the CDO, Police, health centres
and other Local Government sectors on complex issue that require upward
referral and follow up
·        
Oversee monthly case management meetings (case
conferences) with FAs, para social workers and other OVC service providers within
the district
·        
Steering the process of partnership development
and liaising with other OVC service points (health centers, schools, police,
local councils etc) to ensure effective cross referrals and linkages



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the m2m USAID Project Case
Management Officer job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Social work, Development Studies, Education or Community Psychology.
·        
Training in Child Protection, Project Planning
& Management and Counselling will be an added advantage
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in working
with Child protection focused projects and OVC programming on large project and
experience with USAID funded programs/projects necessary.
·        
Experience with implementing OVC interventions,
knowledge of HIV/AIDS service delivery among positive caregivers and children
·        
Excellent organizational and interpersonal
skills;
·        
Fluent in oral and written English and excellent
writing skills
·        
Ability to work in a challenging environment,
under high pressure and ability to cope with tight deadlines;
·        
Ability to work both independently and
collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team.
·        
Possess a high standard of personal and
professional integrity
How to Apply:
All those excited about serving in this prestigious NGO should send
their applications online at the link below
Deadline: 29th
October 2017
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